MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Chassidy Dawn Burke, age 37, of Stilwell, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to Drug Conspiracy, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(D), punishable by not less than 10 years and not more than life imprisonment, up to a $10,000,000.00 fine, or both.
The Indictment alleged that on a date unknown to the Grand Jury in 2014, and continuing until on or about January 29, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally combine, conspire, confederate and agree, with others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to commit offenses against the United States in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846, as follows: possession with intent to distribute and distribution of 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A); and possession with intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Marijuana, a Schedule I Controlled Substance.
The charges arose as a result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (“OBN”), the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the District 27 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, the Adair County Sheriff’s Office, the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, the Stilwell Police Department, the Broken Arrow Police Department, and the Tulsa Police Department.
The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.
Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States.